Winter

Cold Hands Warm Heart

With the winter solstice a few weeks away, the northeast is waiting and watching the onslaught of cold weather. Winter also signals a time of holiday festivities. We will be shaking many hands at holiday parties and offering a repeated, as well as a quick, apology for our cold hands. As a way to break the ice, many will respond with the adage, “cold hands warm heart” …ergo, what we experience is not always truth. This phrase is an...

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Presidents’ Weekend and the Founding Fathers’ ideals

February, albeit a shorter month, is filled with opportunities for reflection. Groundhog Day on February 2 helps us to see how much longer we will need to endure the discomforts of winter, Valentines Day on February 14 reminds us to acknowledge our significant other, and Presidents’ Weekend in the middle of February allows us to…. Wait, what does Presidents’ Weekend allow us to do besides take advantage of sales at the mall and a day...

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Out with the old…

The New Year has arrived. Once again, the old calendar gets tossed and a new, pristine, clean, unused, unmarked one takes its place. A reminder that just like the year, other things have an expiration date. A reminder that things change and we should acknowledge and embrace change as a necessary force to become better, have better, and develop better. “Out with the old and in with the new” is oft repeated and we can see why. New Year’s...

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